Three days to go! Event Preview

Almost 5,000 riders from across Britain will descend on Pitlochry in just a couple of days’ time, for what is set to be a thoroughly enjoyable weekend. In its 11th year, the ride will cover 81 miles of stunning cycling on closed roads. The ride presents a tough physical challenge, but not so much that … Read More


This year, we have our two prestigious competitions returning to Etape Caledonia; the Erdinger King & Queen of the Mountain, and The Lord and Lady of the Loch. Will you be challenging for either of this year’s coveted titles? King and Queen of the Mountain Taking on the challenge of King & Queen of the … Read More

Race Info Guide is Now Available for Download

With event weekend drawing ever nearer, we’ve put together a comprehensive Race Info Guide, that covers everything from start times to lost property, catering to sweep vehicles, and parking to feed stations. To make sure that all participants are aware of all the different goings-on of the weekend, we kindly ask that you take the … Read More

Brand New for 2017 – Pasta Party

We are extremely excited to announce that this year, we will be hosting our first EVER Pasta Party at The Marie Curie Etape Caledonia! We will be welcoming Etape participants on a first come first serve basis, the opportunity to enjoy a FREE bowl of delicious pasta in a relaxing environment. Taking place on Saturday … Read More

Easter Competition – Best Training Ride Selfie

Easter weekend is the perfect time to be taking on those long and glorious rides, which could be made better by the fact that you could WIN an Etape Caledonia Riders Pack. All you have to do is send us your best training ride selfie! Upload your selfie to the original competition post on our … Read More

Try Our Training Rides

If you haven’t already, help boost your preparation for The Marie Curie Etape Caledonia by taking on one (or more!) of our fantastic training rides. Beautifully scenic, these five routes will help you master the local roads in and around the cycling mecca that is Highland Perthshire. Familiarise yourself with the area and immerse yourself … Read More

Training for a Sportive

Have you thought about what exactly it is that you want to achieve from The Marie Curie Etape Caledonia? You may be riding in memory of a friend or family member, just looking to enjoy the ride at your own pace whilst raising vital funds for Marie Curie. Or on the other hand you may … Read More

How to prepare your bike this spring

With spring around the corner, you may want to think about ensuring that your bike is in tip top condition for the final few months of training before the ride takes place. There are a number of essential but simple steps that will help prepare your bike for some serious mileage on the road – … Read More


Anne’s husband David Lewis was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2012 and passed away in 2013 at home, with the support of Marie Curie nurses. David’s symptoms were initially misdiagnosed as an enlarged prostate in 2011 and he had to wait nearly a year for the correct diagnosis in October 2012 – but he died … Read More

Athletes’ Angels Return for 2017

Athletes’ Angels Return to Etape Caledonia with their fantastic Therapy Clinic Athletes’ Angels will be available during event registration on Saturday 20th May and on event day, Sunday 21st May, to provide physiotherapy and massage therapy treatments to riders taking part in this years challenging event. • Pre-event massage promotes blood flow, flexibility aand encourages … Read More